Eleven new pieces for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, viola and piano were premiered at a unique workshop held in the West Road Concert Hall as part of the University of Cambridge’s Festival of Ideas.
Neale-Wade Academy has teamed up with the University of Cambridge to give Year 11 pupils a flying start when it comes to choosing their post—16 options.
A fourteen-word poem from Roman times inspired local school pupils to compose some dazzling haiku about their current lives and loves in an Inspiring Ideas session held at St Catharine’s College today.
The benefits of higher education include better access to jobs, a rewarding social life, and the opportunity to live independently. But there’s no denying that the costs are also significant: university tuition fees of up to £9,000 a year quickly mount up. By running finance workshops in schools, the HE Partnership project aims to tackle the fear of debt which can be a barrier to staying on in education.
What is it like studying at university? How do students really spend their time? A team of eleven Y10 students from The Manor Community College in Cambridge took on the task of finding out with the Day in The Life challenge from the HE Partnership project.
Year 10 students from Cromwell Community College and Neale Wade Community College enjoyed a day developing their engineering skills at Metalcraft in Chatteris organised through the University of Cambridge’s HE Partnership project.
“Boom! I win!” shouts one of the boys in Class 9KAB. He’s just guessed correctly that the number of higher education courses available in the UK is almost 55,000. It’s a lively, interactive session hosted by Sir Harry Smith Community College in Whittlesey and steered by Matt Diston, HE Partnership Co-ordinator at the University of Cambridge.